Chelsea's Mincemeat Recipe

Chelsea Cameron-Horner

By
@CeCe1991

Fat Free version: Pears, Orange & Lemons [and rinds], Candied Peels, Mixed Dried Fruits, dates, Cherries, Almonds, Mix ground spice, Ginger, water & liquor of Choice.

When I made this I cut it down.
I added 2-4 Table spoons of Shortening, Currants, Sultanas and Mixed peels. I added half a lemon, 2 Mandarin oranges, 2 Prunes & 6 dried Cherries.
I Used 1 table spoon cranberries, Almonds, dates and icing Sugar.
Lastly I added 1/2 to 1/4 teaspoon of different spices!

I used 1-2 tablespoons of Water, adding Cooking Sherry and red wine.
I also used between 1-2 tab


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Prep:
12 Hr
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

1 lb
finely chopped suet or shortening/other substitute

FRUIT

1
lemon
1
orange
1
apple

DRIED FRUIT

1 lb
currants
1 lb
sultanas
1 lb
mixed fruit peels
1 lb
dates

A POUND OF MIXED FRUIT

dried cherries
cranberries
prunes, pitted

DRIED INGREDIENTS

50 g
almonds
1 lb
caster sugar
nutmeg
cinnamon
ginger

LIQUID INGREDIENTS

90 ml
water
90 ml
alcohol of your choosing

ALTERNATIVES

225 g
dried pears
1 lb
raisins

Step-By-Step

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1Gather, weigh and measure all needed ingredients and supplies

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2Pare the lemons and oranges thinly and Simmer the rinds in Water [You can add your alcohol of choice] on Low until Tender.
After they are tender, shred, chop or grate the rinds.

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3Finely Chop all the ingredients doing your best to make everything the same size!

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4Mix and stir in your dry ingredients.

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5Add your liquid ingredients, adding more water/liquor as needed.

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6Mix everything [thoroughly] in a large bowl and let sit undisturbed for anywhere from 7-12 hours or over night.

7Add mixture to a casserole dish, cover and bake at 180 degrees for one hour!

8Mix everything as desired before you Add the mixture to an air tight jar to store until you need it.
*Best aged for 2-4 weeks**

9After your Mincemeat has been aged add the Mincemeat to a Casserole Dish, Cover it and bake at 180F for one hour.

10Store your Mincemeat into an Air Tight container until you are ready to try your hand at making Mincemeat pies.

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